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Radio show – 14th July 2021

We travel back to 1990 for this week’s album of the week. It was to be the final album on 4AD for the Cocteau Twins and is often seen as their best. We play tracks from Heaven or Las Vegas throughout the show. There’s a 1994 Peel Session track from the Swirlies and the first […]

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Radio show – 4AD special part one

With 4AD recently releasing their Bills, Aches & Blues album marking the first 40 years of 4AD, I thought it was time we did a special focusing on the label. This is the first part as it proved so challenging to just get an hour of music, therefore part two will be next week. On […]

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Radio show – 24th March 2021

We go back exactly 30 years for this week’s featured album. Happy Daze vol.2 was compiled by Gary Crowley and released on March 25th 1991. The album captures the sound of the time with a mixture of shoegaze and post-Madchester ‘baggy’ bands. We play tracks from the album throughout the show. There’s also new releases […]

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Radio show – 10th March 2021

After a lot of nostalgia recently I decided to have a week of new releases only. There’s so much incredible music released every month that deserves to be heard. Our featured album of the week comes from Lost Horizons and their In Quiet Moments album. Lost Horizons features Simon Raymonde from the Cocteau Twins and […]

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Radio show – 13th January 2021

We go all the way back to 1984 for this week’s featured album of the week. It’ll End In Tears was a huge independent album upon it’s release. The project of Ivo Watts-Russell and a whole host of guests including the Cocteau Twins. The album spent 35 weeks in the UK Independent charts and the […]

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Radio show – 6th January 2021

Happy New Year and welcome to our first show of 2021. The featured album of the week in this show seems to be an album that was massively ovberlooked at the time but is often on my turntable. Black Hearted Brother was a change of direction for Neil Halstead after his solo and Mojave 3 […]

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Radio show – Alternative Christmas tunes

It’s that time of year again where you hear the same songs in every shop and on every commercial radio station. We hear them every year and those songs by Shakin’ Stevens, Mariah Carey, Slade, etc… can really drive you mad. For this week’s show there’s a selection of alternative Christmas tunes to make the […]

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Radio show – October 28th 2020

The clocks went back this weekend as British Summer Time drew to a close so I picked one of my favourite albums of all time as the featured album of the week to cheer myself up. Spacemen 3’s Playing With Fire was the soundtrack to the summer of 1989 for me and still sounds mesmerising […]

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Watch – How Shoegaze Became Shoegaze

A new short documentary has uploaded to YouTube which is well worth a watch, whilst there are a few inaccurate facts its still a great watch. The thing I loved about this documentary is it mainly focuses on the era before the name shoegaze was created. Whilst many people still think of shoegaze as being […]